North East Lincolnshire Council

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Citizen Portal user guide (PDF) – How to register an account and start your school application

Transferring to Secondary School (September 2020)

Children born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 will be starting secondary school in September 2020. Information on how to apply has been given to the primary schools to send out to parents and carers.

How to apply – closing date 30 March 2020

Starting school for the first time (September 2020)

Children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 will be starting school in September 2020.

How to apply – closing date 15 January 2020

Transfer of pupils from infant to junior school (September 2020)

If your child is currently in year 2 at an infant school they will be transferring to a junior school in September 2020. All Year 2 children living in North East Lincolnshire and attending Queen Mary Avenue Infants, Scartho Infants, Signhills Infants or Holton-le-Clay Infants will receive a letter from their school on how to apply.

How to apply – closing date 15 January 2020

In year admissions (admissions outside of the ‘normal’ admissions round)

If you are considering transferring schools within North East Lincolnshire we advise you to read the In Year Admissions leaflet.

Application forms and other information are available to download from this page. If you are moving into North East Lincolnshire during the school year or moving address within North East Lincolnshire you can also apply online using the link below.

Recently moved in to the area or about to move to North East Lincolnshire?

If you are the parent or carer of a pupil who has recently moved into North East Lincolnshire and are not currently attending a school in the area then please complete our online form.

School Admissions Team, Civic Offices, Knoll Street, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, DN35 8LN


Telephone: 01472 326291 (option 4)

Opening times: Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 5 pm and Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm except bank holidays